Author: Diane MacEachern

Diane MacEachernDiane is an award-winning entrepreneur and long-time green expert who was named one of America’s EcoHeroes by Glamour magazine. The recipient of the Image of the Future prize from the World Communications Forum, Diane founded Big Green Purse to enable women to use their consumer clout to protect themselves, their families, and the planet. A best-selling author, Diane’s “how to go green” books have collectively sold almost four hundred thousand copies. When Diane’s not blogging at www.dianesbiggreenpurse.com or talking green on Martha Stewart Living radio or Good Morning, America, she provides expert advice, consumer guidance, and employee engagement workshops to such companies as Avon, St. Ives, Whole Foods, Frito Lay, American Bankers Association, Pacific Life Insurance, Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club, Norfolk Southern Railroad, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the United Nations Development Programme. She also speaks to non-profit groups, religious institutions, colleges and universities, and a wide range of civic organizations. Diane lives with her family just outside Washington, D.C. in the environmentally-friendly, energy-efficient home they helped design and build.

Victory: Plastic Microbead Pollution Ban

BY ON January 14, 2016
  Microplastic has become an insidious source of pollution in our lakes, streams, and oceans. The tiny plastic beads are added to face wash, body scrub, cleansers, and even toothpaste to provide more scrubbing power. Scientists estimate there are about 300,000 microbeads in an average bottle...

TOPICS: Activism, Politics, Toxics

Mom Activism: Climate of Hope in 2016

BY ON December 30, 2015
  If you’ve hung around me these last few months, you may have seen me banging my head against a wall. A lot. I just couldn’t believe what was going on in the world… Extremist right wing politicians vying to become the next president of...

TOPICS: Activism

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